On Wednesday, we take a deeper dive into the nuances of a drill vs. an impact driver. Now that we've had two days of practice using these tools, the kids have more context to understand when they might prefer one over the other.
Follow along as we share stories from our female staff, junior collaborators, and alumni about why they love being girls who make things with their own two hands.
Presented with a small stack of lumber, a few hours to build, and the idea of playing pool with bowling balls, today's kids’ creativity and ingenuity took us from a pile of 18 sticks of 2x4 to a fully functioning (and delightfully fun!) game of billiards that featured a pool cue, a bridge, four "pockets" and bumpers.
What a day! From the prompt “Mega-Paintbrush” to the final product -- a print-making machine lovingly dubbed the “Art-ering Ram” -- this project epitomized what we do here at Project Ember. Our prompts serve a specific purpose; push kids out of their comfort zone in terms of scale or complexity...